Chapter 1; The missing flockA swipe at Acts 4:5-12 .The rattling of animal's feet rushed through the jungle. A Lion was chasing a sheep. It was a race for life. The sheep ran into the woodland sweeping through brambles and shrubs, the lion went after it, the sheep burst out of the woodland into the swamp maeing for help and the Lion chased it until they both entered a marshy ground. The sheep made frantic effort to wallop through the marshland without getting stuck. The Lion did same but was too heavy to evade the swamp. The sheep got stuck. The Lion got stuck as well. Both animals tried to break free.
Chapter 2; The Seed of Patience.Ex. 32: 1-7And when the people saw that Moses delayed to come down out of the mount, the people gathered themselves together unto Aaron, and said unto him, Up, make us gods,...There comes a time in the life of everyman where all you have to do is wait. Between the 'Thus says the Lord' and 'it came to pass' there is a period of waiting.
Chapter 3: A Lost Man Seeks Jesus
We can't pretend all is well at all times, there are times we feel empty and our soul longs for the Him. We want to be satisfied, we wants to be comforted. We long to tell him everything we have gone through. Deep inside, we rend our heart out of guilt and we want to explain to Him, and when we can no longer hold it, we break down in tears.
Chapter 4: The portal
JJn. 10;7-10 then said Jesus unto them again; verily verily I say unto you, I am the door of the sheep. 8. All that ever came before me are thieves and robbers but the sheep did not hear them...
Chapter 5: When the word leads the way.
Exodus 33:12-16. And Moses said unto the LORD, See, thou sayest unto me, Bring up this people: and thou hast not let me know whom thou wilt send with me. Yet thou hast said, I know thee by name, and thou hast also found grace in my sight. Now therefore, I pray thee, if I have found grace in thy sight, shew me now thy way, that I may know thee, that I may find grace in thy sight: Maybe Moses had underestimated the population of the Israelite when he stepped out to lead. When he saw the crowd he jittered. Many mixed multitude had joined the exodus and the crowd that left Egypt that morning became startling. Moses retreated to a quiet corner and sought for the word..
Chapter 6: In the path of righteousness
Psalms 23:1 The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. The path of righteousness is not an empty path. In this path,
1. You will lie down in green pasture2. You will fine a still water3 Your soul will find restoration
Chapter 7: Follow Jesus
I will like to introduce you to two sets of people, one is the prophet and the other is Jesus. The prophet here represents religious authorities; God appointed them to nurture you with the word. The word is God. The same was made flesh and we beheld his glory.
Chapter 8: The way to an inward heaven
Jn. 14:1-6Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me. In my Father's house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you....
Before this time, I have always thought that the way to the kingdom was the sky. Am sure I wasn't the only person. Even the disciples did if not that Thomas stopped to ask. I have seen many song writers write about a home beyond the sky. Am sure NASA is also thinking in this direction that is why they are combing the whole universe.
Chapter 9: The life of a new covenant.
31 "The days are coming," declares the Lord, "when I will make a new covenant with the people of Israel and with the people of Judah...Jer. 31:31-34
Jeremiah was the first Prophet in the only Old Testament to use the term "New Covenant"
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